Security harden your website post Joomla! 3.9.3

joomla support cheshire manchester merseyside north west ukThere was an important Post Installation Message included with the Joomla! 3.9.3 Security Release.

Did you see it?

Read more: Joomla! 3.9.3 Release News.

 

Post Installation Message

After updating an old version of Joomla! CMS to v3.9.3 or later you should be prompted to see the following Post Installation Message.

If you missed it then you can re-read the message when you select Components > Post Installation Messages from the menu at the top of your website's control panel.

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What action should you take?

You should edit your website's HTACCESS file as directed in the message.

You can edit the file using the File Manager screen of your Hosting Control Panel.

Need help, just ask.

 

Web Application Firewall

If you are really serious about hardening website security, get yourself a Web Application Firewall.

We like Akeeba Admin Tools PRO.

Need help configuring Admin Tools, just ask.

Read more: Web Application Firewall.

 

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